Intensity vs. Enjoyment – What does Pike Athletics provide?

by Athletics Director and Upper School teacher Rob Smith Sports specialization is defined as intense, year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion...

Why Innovate?

by Director of Technology Aaron Hovel I’m currently participating in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) through Edx called “Launching Innovation in Schools” taught...

Affecting Change Through a New Generation of Teachers

by Director of The Pike School Intern Program Margaret Szegvari “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ...

Developing as Social/Emotional Beings

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin At Pike, our job as faculty and staff remains fairly consistent day-to-day: to educate our students in...

Collaborating With a Visiting Artist

by Lower and Middle School Art teacher Emily Sandagata During the first two weeks in January, our Middle School students were thrilled to engage...

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

by Lower and Middle School Literacy Coach Sharon Libront I have heard it said that some of the best learning happens when a person...

How do you pick a school?

by Muddy Waters In his article entitled How to Pick a Pre-school in Less than an Hour,  the author, David L. Kirp (a professor at the University...

The Blessing of a Snow Day

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh When I was in elementary school, I lived in a small town in a house located near...

Murder, They Wrote

by Middle School teacher Ed Santella “Science, by its own definition, doesn’t give us meaning. It just provides us with facts…” —David Steindl-Rast One...

Pike’s All School Buddy Initiative

by Middle School teacher Mary Spaulding It was 2:30 pm and the cafeteria buzzed with excitement and positive energy as small groups of three...